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Office of Parliamentary Counsel

(OPC)
Attorney-General's
Office of Parliamentary Counsel (OPC) is the Commonwealth's principal provider of professional legislative drafting and publishing services. OPC delivers timely, high quality drafting and advisory services for Bills, legislative instruments and other instruments, prepares compilations of laws as amended and publishes legislation and government notices on behalf of more than 70 agencies. OPC also provides comprehensive, free access to Commonwealth legislation and related material through the ComLaw website.
Appropriations 18423000
Departmental expenses 25738000
Average staffing level 120

Key People

Further information

  • Type of Body

    A. Non Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification

    GGS

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Parliamentary Counsel Act 1970

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • GFS Function / Sector Reported

    GGS

  • Materiality

    Small

  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Statutory Agency

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    Locked Bag 30, Kingston ACT 2604

Enquiry Lines

Title Phone Number Hours of Operation Description
Compilations
Drafting instrument.instructions@opc.gov.au
Instrument registration and gazettal Hel (02) 6120 1350 Instrument registration and gazettal Help desk

Government appointed boards

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